Tag: ownership

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Co-operative themes from the Conservative Party conference

As part of our ongoing work to put co-operatives on a level playing field with other businesses, Co-operatives UK attended party conferences, including the Conservative Party conference last week. We...

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Fifty co-operative innovations for a new economy

A new book outlining 50 innovations to boost the British economy was launched today (1 July) at Westminster by the network for co-operative businesses, Co-operatives UK. Based on three years of...

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MPs and policy makers back co-operative innovation

The chief executive of The Co-operative Group , a director of the social care co-op Leading Lives and the head of Co-operative Energy joined politicians and policy makers at a roundtable on 2 July (...

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The co-operative economy 2015: an ownership agenda for Britain

The 2015 co-operative economy analyses the performance and main trends of the co-operative sector and shows how co-operatives are offering people a chance to take control of things that matter to...

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The Ownership Agenda

The Ownership Agenda reviews data on different forms of ownership between 1985 and 2016 and reveals that participation in the form of personal ownership has increased but business ownership has...

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The ownership agenda 30 years on: seven key trends

Private rented housing, family businesses and co-operative ownership are on the rise. Social housing and individual share ownership are in decline. And home ownership has flatlined. The last 30 years...

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Unfinished business: the ownership agenda thirty years on

Unfinished Business is published by think tank ResPublica Essay and Co-operatives UK. The report, which analyses data on the ownership of Britain’s businesses and households since 1985, identifies...

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What do we really know about worker co-operatives?

This new piece of research by Professor Virginie Pérotin of Leeds University Business School looks at two decades’ worth of international data on worker owned co-operatives.It confirms that worker co...

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What is a co-operative - leaflet

What if you had more control over the things that matter to you – your workplace, your football club, your mobile phone provider? From the outside a co-operative might look like any other business...